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KSI and Logan Paul pose after weighing in Friday for their bout tonight in Los Angeles on DAZN. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA KSI vs Logan Paul 2

Boxing fans: Should you watch KSI vs Logan Paul 2?

SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 9, 2019 – Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, two men make their professional boxing debut. It happens nearly every weekend among aspiring young champions. But it’s unusual when it takes place as the main event in front of a sold-out crowd at a major venue, with the ...

Canelo Alvarez lands the right hook that sealed his knockout win over Sergey Kovalev in the 11th round and his choice as 2019 Fighter of the Year. Photo: Lina Baker, Baker Photography

Canelo Alvarez makes history, scores knockout win over Sergey Kovalev

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 2, 2019 – Patience paid off for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday in Las Vegas. After a lengthy delay waiting on the conclusion of a UFC fight in New York, and after boxing smart for 11 rounds, Alvarez delivered an impressive one-two knockout of Sergey Kovalev, first wobbling him with a left ...

Ryan Garcia delivered a flashy knockout win to the delight of his many fans on Saturday night - including his boss, Oscar De La Hoya. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos / Golden Boy Boxing

Ryan Garcia scores, Seniesa Estrada roars, Blair Cobbs finds a way to win

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 2, 2019 – Ryan Garcia couldn’t have made promoter Oscar De La Hoya happier if he tried on Saturday, delivering an impressive first-round knockout win over Romero Duno of the Philippines (21-2, 16 KOs). Garcia 19-0, 16 KOs) remains undefeated and is now the WBC Silver and NABO Lightweight champion. “I ...

Evan Holyfield's pro debut was over in the blink of an eye thanks to a solid straight right. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos / Golden Boy Boxing Evan Holyfield wins

Undercard results: Evan Holyfield wins pro debut in 16 seconds

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – November 2, 2019 – If you weren’t focused on the opening seconds of his professional debut, you might have missed super welterweight Evan Holyfield stepping into the ring and over his father’s footsteps. The 22-year-old training in Houston (1-0, 1 KO) delivered a stoppage win in 16 seconds over Nick Winstead ...

Canelo Alvarez and Sergey Kovalev are ready for their light heavyweight showdown on Saturday. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos / Golden Boy Boxing Alvarez and Kovalev

Preview, prediction: Canelo Alvarez goes for record title against Sergey Kovalev

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 1, 2019 – Main Events CEO Kathy Duva said she knew the fight between her WBO Light Heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and three-division champion Canelo Alvarez was going to happen back in July. The boxing world began hearing more about it in the weeks to follow, but an anticipated August date ...

Led by Ryan Garcia, fans will get a late Halloween treat with the Canelo vs Kovalev undercard. Photo: Tom Hogan, Hogan Photos / Golden Boy Boxing

Ryan Garcia headlines Canelo vs Kovalev undercard Saturday 

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 1, 2019 – After a rough summer full of spats outside the ring, lightweight “King” Ryan Garcia of Los Angeles (18-0, 15 KOs) is all smiles awaiting his fight inside the ring as the co-main event on Saturday on the Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev bout in Las Vegas.  Ryan Garcia: ...

Eyes on the prize: Canelo Alvarez shows off his latest tattoo in a lighthearted moment during his San Diego media workout. Photo: Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, Communities Digital News Canelo vs Kovalev

Happy camper: Canelo Alvarez relaxed ahead of Kovalev fight

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 30, 2019 – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez arrived in Las Vegas Tuesday carrying the flag as boxing’s standard-bearer and biggest attraction in anticipation of his first fight and title attempt at light heavyweight against three-time division champion Sergey Kovalev of Russia. “I’m ready to make history,” said Alvarez. Just four years ago, ...

Shakur Stevenson scores a near shutout decision over Joet Gonzalez Saturday. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

Shakur Stevenson scores shutout win over Joet Gonzalez

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 26, 2019 –Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (13-0. 7 KOs) picked apart Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles (23-1, 14 KOs) for 11 out of 12 rounds, winning the vacant WBO world featherweight title with ease on Saturday in Reno, Nevada. The anticipated grudge match between the pair was expected to be ...

Shakur Stevenson (left) and Joet Gonzalez face off in Reno Friday at their weigh-in. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

Family feud: Stevenson vs Gonzalez make it personal in the ring in Reno

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 26, 2019 – Saturday night’s world title fight between 2016 Olympic silver medalist Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (12-0. 7 KOs) and hard-scrabble Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles (23-0, 14 KOs) pits two young unbeaten featherweights who have taken very different paths to becoming opponents. It’s got all the components needed ...

Regis Prograis (left) and Josh Taylor had plenty to say to each other at Friday's faceoff in London. Photo: Matt Pover, Matthew Pover Ltd / Matchroom Boxing Prograis vs Taylor

Worth the wait: Prograis vs Taylor in World Boxing Super Series final, Saturday, DAZN

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 25, 2019 – For a moment, fight fans feared being deprived of seeing Saturday’s superb World Boxing Super Series super lightweight tournament finale between Regis “Rougarou” Prograis of Houston (24 -0, 20 KOs) and Josh “Tartan Tornado” Taylor of Scotland (15-0, 12 KOs). Everyone breathed a sigh of relief when all ...

Xander Zayas is the youngest professional ever signed by Top Rank Boxing. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing

Xander Zayas laying down the law in pro boxing debut Oct. 26

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 21, 2019 – Xander Zayas’ mother Yaitza took matters into her own hands when she found out her five-year-old son was being bullied. She took him to a boxing gym in their native San Juan, Puerto Rico. Imagine the look on the bully’s face on October 26. Twelve years later, the ...

Artur Beterbiev (right) becomes the unified and lineal light heavyweight champion with his tenth round TKO win over Oleksandr Gvozdyk Friday. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Beterbiev stops Gvozdyk

Beware the Russian Bear: Beterbiev stops Gvozdyk in ten rounds

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 18. 2019 – In Friday’s highly anticipated 50-50 world light heavyweight unification fight, confidence overcame courage. IBF Light Heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev of Russia (15-0, 15 KOs) stood tall, pouring on the pressure, digging a hole shovel by shovel and burying a game but overwhelmed Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-1, 14 KOs). Beterbiev ...

Oleksandr Gvozdyk (left) and Artur Beterbiev don't care about politics between their countries. Their only war is for their two championship belts on Friday in Philadelphia. Photo: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Gvozdyk vs Beterbiev

No quid pro quo: Gvozdyk vs Beterbiev, ESPN Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 17. 2019 – It’s been a difficult week for the sport of boxing. Friday’s much anticipated light heavyweight unification fight takes place under the shadow of sorrow the professionals, organizers, and fans all feel. No articles can be written without the sobering reminder about the dangers of this sport after the ...

Alexandr Usyk celebrates his win Saturday with fans at the Wintrust Arena. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

Heavy lifting: Alexandr Usyk scores TKO7 in heavyweight debut Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 12, 2019 – Alexandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) opened the door to the big boys clubhouse Saturday night – AKA the heavyweight division – invited himself in and took a seat. The former unified cruiserweight champion stumbled through a few mishaps including injury and a last-minute opponent change but found his ...

WBC/WBA super lightweight champion Jessica McCaskill successfully defends her titles against Erica Farias. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA McCaskill defends title

Windy City undercard results: McCaskill defends titles; Sims Jr., Doheny set up title shots

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 12, 2019 – Chicago boxing fans saw their only hometown world champion score a victory, along with several other action-packed bouts on the Usyk vs. Witherspoon undercard Saturday at Wintrust Arena. Full results here. Hometown heroine Jessica McCaskill successful in messy title defense Chicago’s only current world boxing titleholder, WBC/WBA World ...

Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull meets Oleksandr Usyk during a Chicago Bulls practice this week ahead of Usyk’s fight Saturday night at the Wintrust Center in Chicago . Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

Heavy lifting: Oleksandr Usyk debuts at heavyweight Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 11, 2019 – Nothing about life seems heavy for Oleksandr Usyk. The former unified cruiserweight champion from Ukraine floats through the world light as a feather. It might be hard to imagine about someone who hit the scale Friday at 215 pounds until you observe Usyk yourself. Usyk has the rubbery ...

Gennadiy Golovkin survives a tough fight with Sergiy Derevyanchenko at Madison Square Garden. Photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA Golovkin wins disputed decision

Too much drama: Golovkin wins disputed decision over Derevyanchenko

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 6, 2019 – The boos Gennadiy Golovkin heard raining down on him from fans at Madison Square Garden after his unanimous decision win was the hardest punch to the gut he took all night. Golovkin (40-1-1, 35 KOs) squeaked past Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Ukraine (13-2, 10 KOs) in a far tighter ...

Trainer Ali James Bashir was injured Friday in Flint, Michgan prior to the weigh-in, causing the fight between Ivana Habazin and Claressa Shields to be cancelled. Photo: Stephanie Trapp, Showtime Boxing Shields fight cancelled

Shields fight cancelled after opponent’s trainer attacked before weigh-in

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 4, 2019 – The anticipated super welterweight title fight between current unified middleweight women’s champion Claressa Shields of Flint, Michigan (9-0. 2 KOs) and Ivana Habazin of Croatia (20-3, 7 KOs) was cancelled late Friday afternoon after Habazin’s trainer Ali James Bashir was attacked prior to the weigh-in. Bashir was reported ...

Gennadiy Golovkin puts on a preview show for his New York fans outside Madison Square Garden earlier this week. Photo: Ed Mulholland / Matchroom Boxing USA

Golovkin vs Derevyanchenko: Time to talk about something new

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 6, 2019 – You would be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn’t picking former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) to win his fight on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. But he might not roll over Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Ukraine (13-1, 10 KOs) the way he did over ...